January 2019 Meeting Minutes

The December meeting of the North Dallas RC Club occurred on December 17, 2018 at the Frisco Public
Library. President Dave Schaefer called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the December 2018 meeting minutes as published.
Approval passed unanimously, by voice vote.
VISITORS — New Member Caleb Fox
PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Dave Schaefer:
Thanks to Greg Pulcini and other officers and appointed individuals for their service to the club in 2018.
VICE PRESIDENT’S REPORT — Patrick McNamara:
No Report.
SECRETARY’S REPORT — Billy Slater:
No Report.
TREASURER’S REPORT — Dave Cotton:
Dave reported the financial condition as of the end of December 2018.
He also presented the budget for 2019. Main points made are that membership continues to fall which
has a direct negative impact on the club’s income. The budget as presented is balanced .
A motion was made, and seconded, to approve the financial report and budget for 2019 as presented by
Dave. Approval passed unanimously by voice vote.
MEMBERSHIP REPORT – Bruce Lakatos:
Bruce reports 134 members as of the date of the meeting.
FIELD REPORT — Rodney Mcentire:
Field is in good condition.
SAFETY REPORT — Charles Schafer:
No reported incidents.
Dave Schaefer reminded all that an electric pane is active and potential dangerous once the battery is
connected.
SOUND REPORT – Billy Slater:
We are possible getting new neighbors approximately a half mile north and need to be conscious of
both noise and overflight.

TRAINING – Rich Phillips:
New member Caleb Fox is a new student.
Students that are training without a buddy box need both AMA and club membership to fly.
Rich has an Avistar trainer that he will make available for training.
RAFFLE –Olga Lawson-Andrews :
Several kits of glue assortments and screwdriver assortments were raffled.
An FMS P-51 will be the prize for the first quarter of 2019. This is a complete ready to fly with
transmitter and receiver.
CD REPORTS and EVENTS:
Charles Shafer reminded us of the Aero Tow even to be held at Eagle Field in March.
Falcons have offered NDRCC the fall date they had for a float fly.
Spring float fly is currently scheduled May 4th.
WarBirds over Texas is scheduled for June 7 & 8.
Fort Worth Thunderbirds have a pattern contest April 6 & 7.
There will be a Pattern clinic March 23rd in Georgetown.
OLD BUSINESS:
None
NEW BUSINESS:
Dave Schaefer is looking for presentations for February, April and May.
Business portion of meeting closed at 7:40 PM
SHOW AND TELL:
None
Presentation:
None